Take a moment and think about your first car. If you were lucky and blessed, you had a nice car with air conditioning, no starter problems, and likely only had to take it in for basic maintenance...you know, routine stuff.

For some people, however, our first cars were some of the best life lessons we've ever experienced.

Think about that first truck you had in high school - no air conditioning, you didn't know if it would start the first time, and the odometer working was a luxury.

If you're a crafty mechanic or are good at learning... we could have the solution for you.

Vehicle shopping on a budget

If you're on your own when it comes to vehicle shopping, there is no doubt that you want to save as much money as possible. If you're fascinated by mechanics and maintenance projects, even better.

We've had luck in the past finding vehicles for under $1,000 and we imagine that there are a lot of people out there looking to save on a vehicle in 2024.

The vehicles that we did find, however, will require some work. If you're a parent who wants to teach their soon-to-be driver how to work on motors, this is definitely the way to do it.

First off, you're not having to spend an arm and a leg, and if it doesn't work out? Scrap the car, sell the parts, and find a new project.

At least that's how we see it... let's look at three vehicles you can get in Boise for under $1,000 right now.

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